Volume Measurement Overhead Tank

Water Supply - Drinking Water


  • Pipe with 0.25 m diameter, made of cast iron
  • Fully filled
  • Overhead tank featuring one single pipeline and flow in both directions


Definition of tasks

  • Comparison between water volumes consumed within the supply network during daytime and the water volumes refilled during nighttime to detect pipeline breaks or leakage
  • Measurement on a single pipeline featuring bidirectional flow
  • Sensors shall be installed in permanently full, iron cast pressure pipelines (no shut-off or draining devices available)


  • A transmitter Type Type NivuFlow 600 has been selected to solve the task.
  • One pair of wetted sensors has been used. These sensors have been screwed into 2 pressure-proof tensioning clamps under operating conditions using a drilling device.


  • Easy, straightforward and quick upgrading without the need to drain the pipe
  • High accuracy and reliability

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